Exceptions (eg national security)

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  • Race discrimination

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Updated to include information on Peninsula Business Service Ltd v Baker, in which the EAT considered the employer's liability for victimisation by an agent surveillance company it had appointed.

  • Narrow statutory immunity

    Date:
    1 September 1990
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Hampson v Department of Education and Science (7 June 1990) EOR33D, the House of Lords rules that the protection provided by s.41(1)(b) of the Race Relations Act 1976 for unlawful acts done "in pursuance of any instrument made under any enactment by a Minister of the Crown" is confined to acts done in necessary performance of an express obligation contained in the instrument.

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to race discrimination (exceptions, eg national security).